Sunday, 22nd January 2017
National
  • President discusses diversity with Christian organizations
    19th January 2017
    President Joko Widodo discussed the topic of diversity and maintaining unity with two Christian organizations, the Council of Churches in Indonesian and Bishops Conference of Indonesia. He invited both groups to discuss the ...
  • New Air Force Chief of Staff prioritizes transparency
    18th January 2017
    The new Indonesian Air Force Chief of Staff, Air Marshal TNI Hadi Tjahjanto, said he will prioritize transparency when purchasing weapons and military equipment to ensure their safe operation. "The initial step is to have ...
  • KPK names five new suspects in Perhutani corruption case
    18th January 2017
    The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has named five corruption suspects in the procurement of urea tablet fertilizer by state forestry company Perum Perhutani Unit 1 Central Java in 2010-2011 and 2012-2013. ...
  • Asylum seekers feel displaced in Pekanbaru
    18th January 2017
    Over 100 asylum seekers from Afghanistan, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, and Iran being accommodated in the open parking area of the immigration office in Pekanbaru, Riau, are voicing their grievances over the current state of affairs. ...
  • Minister says Family Hope Program reduces poverty
    18th January 2017
    Indonesian Social Affairs Minister Khofifah Indar Parawansa says the ministrys Family Hope Program (PKH), a conditional cash transfer program, has reduced poverty and inequality throughout the country. "We are optimistic ...
  • Palestine asks for Indonesian support at Paris Conference
    18th January 2017
    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas asked Indonesia for support at the Paris Conference on peace in the Middle East on January 15, 2017. The conference was attended by 70 countries and the topics discussed included follow ...
  • Illegal workers from China found employed by Riau power plant
    18th January 2017
    The provincial manpower office of Riau on Tuesday found 98 illegal workers from China employed by a coal fired power plant. The Chinese, holding visa for tourists, worked for PLTU Tenayan Raya, sub-district of Tenayan ...
  • Palestine expects Indonesian support in Pacific region
    18th January 2017
    During a meeting with Ambassador Teguh Wardoyo in Ramallah on Sunday, President Mahmoud Abbas said that he expected support from Indonesia with strengthening the Palestinian presence in the Pacific region. A statement from ...
  • Indonesia has an important role: US ambassador
    18th January 2017
    American Ambassador to Indonesia Joseph R. Donovan Jr. said that Indonesia plays an important role, not only in its cooperation with the United States, but also in its position in the ASEAN region. "Indonesia is a key ...
  • asean calls on more women`s participation addressing human rights issues
    18th January 2017
    The Commissioner of ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) Dinna Wisnu calls on more womens participation in the politics and public policy to address a very diverse issues of human rights in the region. ...